STRUTHERS, Ohio (10/14/22) – Opening the 2022-23 season Friday at Holiday Bowl, the sixth-ranked Arkansas State women’s bowling team downed 5,210 pins in Baker total pinfall to lead the 14-team field at the Penguin Classic hosted by Youngstown State.
Rolling 5,210 pins for an average of 208.4, A-State is tops among the 14-team field. Nebraska is second with 5,178 pins while Youngstown State (5,040), Duquesne (4,983) and Central Missouri (4,972) round out the top five. The Red Wolves opened the day with a 1,056-887 tally against Mercyhurst, but came up short in back-to-back matches against Youngstown State (1,016-997) and Medaille (1,039-1,018). A-State bounced back to win the final two Baker matches on day one with a 1,027-866 total against Wright State and a 1,112-938 count against Valparaiso.
Bowling for A-State on Friday in the Baker series were Emma Stull, Madison Holman, Shalee Bradley, Sarah Sanes, Karli VanDuinen and Brooklyn Buchanan. Stull (1), Sanes (3), VanDuinen (4) and Buchanan (5) rolled all the frames in their respective positions. Holman rolled the first three matches in the No. 2 position while Bradley bowled the final two matches.
Day two of competition features five traditional matches beginning at 8:25 a.m. CT. A-State is set to face Duquesne, Nebraska, Central Missouri, Morgan State and Lewis Saturday. Live coverage of each match is available on the A-State Bowling Facebook page by visiting Facebook.com/AStateBowling. For the latest on A-State bowling, follow the team on Twitter (@AStateBowling), Facebook (/AStateBowling) and Instagram (@redwolvesbowling).
Day 1 Results
- Arkansas State | 5,210 (208.4)
- Nebraska | 5,178 (207.1)
- Youngstown State | 5,040 (201.6)
- Duquesne | 4,983 (199.3)
- Central Missouri | 4,972 (198.9)
- Mercyhurst | 4,905 (196.2)
- Medaille | 4,881 (195.2)
- Morgan State | 4,733 (189.3)
- Valparaiso | 4,532 (181.3)
- Lewis | 4,497 (179.9)
- St. Francis | 4,468 (178.7)
- Wright State | 4,385 (175.4)
- Aurora | 4,226 (169.0)
- Walsh | 3,908 (156.3)
Day 1 Baker Matches
A-State 1,056 – Mercyhurst 887
A-State 997 – Youngstown State 1,016
A-State 1,018 – Medaille 1,039
A-State 1,027 – Wright State 866
A-State 1,112 – Valparaiso 938
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